“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”– Henry David Thoreau Unexpected Fall Fun I honestly thought that apple picking would be the extent of my autumn basicness aside from hiking amongst the changing leaves. With trips cancelled, it wasn’t like there was much opportunity. So when my ….
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“And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees and changing leaves.” ~ Virginia Woolf Adapting in Autumn 2020 has been a year y’all, and many of our plans have fallen by the way side. I admit part of the reason I had such a problem with summer ending was because, it was ….
“Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” ~ William Blake Growing up in the White Mountains As someone who grew up in the Mount Washington Valley, I can count on two hands the amount of times I have actually been to the top. I did the obligatory hike as a kid, and I have driven up a couple ….
“In October, a maple tree before your window lights up your room like a great lamp. Even on cloudy days, its presence helps to dispel the gloom.” ~ John Burroughs October Three days in a row guys! It is an early Christmas miracle! I kid kinda! It is crazy that in a week it will be Halloween and that October ….
I don’t know why, but I can’t get myself to like animal prints.” ~ Radhika Apte The Wayf x BFF Collection Hey friends! We are back with the second print of the same dress from the Nordstrom’s Wayf x Bff Collection. If you didn’t catch my post yesterday, two incredibly talented bloggers collaborated with Nordstrom’s Wayf brand to create a ….
“Pink is the color of strength, a color of conviction, a color of decision making.” ~ Angad Bedi Fall Pink Dresses This is the first of two blog posts on how to style the same dress but in two different patterns. As much as I am obsessed with these dresses, I am also excited I have TWO blog posts posting ….
“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Gratitude in Grief Some years are harder then others and this year was definitely a harder one. Ten years is a pretty big mile stone. One that brought up all the emotions and reflections and essentially “All the ….
“You have moments of grief in life, and if you can put pen to paper and capture that, that’s something wonderful. I can revisit actual songs about past deaths, and I know that emotion is as true now as it was then.” ~ John Lydon Letters Letter writing. It is a dying art form, replaced by Facebook statuses and hundreds ….
“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” ~ Rumi Change Things are changing. If we are honest with ourselves, things are ALWAYS changing, whether we realize them or not. Whether it is something as mundane as the seasons or more profound as the evolution of life. As Heraclitus said “The ….
“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.” ~ Unknown Dudley Season First Fourth day of fall and I think I am more excited about it being Dudley season. Though who am I kidding? It was Dudley Season in July, when I was at the beach huddled under towels and their fleeces attempting to keep warm, because I do not ….